MIT physics professor Alan Guth ’69, PhD ’72 pioneered the theory of cosmic inflation: a period of rapid expansion that occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang. In this Slice of MIT podcast, he shares his research on cosmic inflation, other ideas on the universe, and stories of his MIT career.
At the World Wildlife Fund, Emily Moberg ’11, PhD ’16 investigates sustainable protein production. And as executive chair of the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation, she has actionable tips for talking about climate change.
“All of us are vulnerable in this climate crisis. But some of us are more vulnerable than others, says Michael Méndez MCP ’03, author of the new book Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement.
As one of the dozen New York Times reporters on the climate beat, Pierre-Louis jokes that she has a policy of no coral reef or sea-level stories, because those are the stories that people hear over and over again.